Definition of Ezra Cornell

1. Noun. United States businessman who unified the telegraph system in the United States and who in 1865 (with Andrew D. White) founded Cornell University (1807-1874).

Exact synonyms: Cornell
Generic synonyms: Businessman, Man Of Affairs, Altruist, Philanthropist



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Literary usage of Ezra Cornell

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1. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Ezra Cornell solves a difficult problem. — Cornell's plan for insulation endorsed by Professor Henry. — Many discouragements. ..."

2. Samuel F.B. Morse: His Letters and Journals by Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Edward Lind Morse (1914)
"Ezra Cornell solves a difficult problem. — Cornell's plan for insulation endorsed by Professor Henry. — Many discouragements. ..."

3. Reminiscences by Goldwin Smith (1910)
"CHAPTER XXI CORNELL 1868-1871 Resignation of Oxford Professorship — Invitation to Cornell — Ezra Cornell — The University — Cornell's Ideas — Arrival at ..."

4. Putnam's Magazine (1907)
"Ezra Cornell and those early enthusiasts reaped substantial profit from the perfected ... As fortunes were rated then, Ezra Cornell was a rich man by 1860, ..."

5. Putnam's Monthly (1907)
"Ezra Cornell (1807-1874) AN APPRECIATION Na certain sense the founder of Cornell University was a typical American, as the fusion of his salient and ..."

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